AGRI­CUL­TURE notes

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The fol­low­ing in­for­ma­tion is from the P.E.I. Agri­cul­ture Sec­tor Coun­cil, Farm Cen­tre. Con­tact 9028921091, 18668921091 or info@ peiagsc.ca or view www.peiagsc.ca for more in­for­ma­tion.

Em­ploy­ment Ser­vices

The P.E.I. Agri­cul­ture Sec­tor Coun­cil Em­ploy­ment ser­vices are avail­able for em­ploy­ees and em­ploy­ers for free. Call Char­lot­te­town at 1-866-892-1091.

Train­ing

The P.E.I. Agri­cul­ture Sec­tor Coun­cil is fa­cil­i­tat­ing air­brakes and class 3A li­cense cour­ses through JVI and Ac­cess. This project will be pro­cessed through the Canada Job Grant and Skills P.E.I. For in­for­ma­tion on a draft sched­ule, re­quire­ments and reg­is­tra­tion, con­tact Lau­rie at 902-892-1091 or email info@peiagsc.ca.

Events

As part of Canada 150 cel­e­bra­tions, the P.E.I. Barn Quilt Trail will be launched in the fall. Funded by the govern­ment of Canada, it is spon­sored by the P.E.I. agri­cul­ture aware­ness com­mit­tee. The com­mit­tee is cur­rently ac­cept­ing ap­pli­cants for host farms for the ini­tial 25 barn quilts. More in­for­ma­tion is at www.peibarn­quilt­trail.com, in­clud­ing the reg­is­tra­tion form. Once launched, vis­i­tors will be able to view the barn quilt, read about the host farms and their his­tory and learn about how they op­er­ate. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Robin Ma­cLeod or Rayanne Frizzell at 902-892-1091 or 902-393-4248 or check www.peibarn­quilt­trail.com.

Prince County Ex­hi­bi­tion is July 27-29 in Al­ber­ton. Con­tact PCE at 902-853-3013 or www.peiae.ca/prince­coun­tyex­hi­bi­tion.

Cra­paud Ex­hi­bi­tion is July 29-30 in Cra­paud. Con­tact Elmer Mac­Don­ald at 902-658-2030 or www. cra­paudex­hi­bi­tion.com/.

Cra­paud Trac­tor Pulls are Aug. 4-5 in Cra­paud. Con­tact Elmer Mac­Don­ald at 902-658-2030 or www.cra­paudex­hi­bi­tion.com/.

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